NORTHRIDGE WEST NC 2014 ELECTION – ELECTION DAY – Saturday, March 1, 10am-4pm, Topeka Charter School for Advanced Studies 2017-01-09T12:30:37+00:00
FINAL CANVASS OF VOTES
At-Large Representatives

PAMELA BOLIN

DAVID J. URANGA

General Business Representatives
THOMAS JOHNSON

PAMELA JANE GENTRY

Community & Faith-Based Organization Representative

GLEN WILSON

Renter Representative
DANIEL ANGEL LUNA
Homeowner Representative
JOHN MAH
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Open Board Seats 2014- Northridge West NC
BOARD POSITION
# OF SEATS
ELECTED OR APPOINTED?
QUALIFICATIONS TO RUN FOR THE SEAT
QUALIFICATIONS TO VOTE VOR THE SEAT
At-Large Representatives
Term: 4 years
2 Elected These council members shall be elected “at-large”, meaning they fit no specific stakeholder group but must qualify as residing within the confines of the NWNC and must be at least 16 years of age. Stakeholder who is at least 16 years of age, who lives, works, or own property in the neighborhood and affirm an ongoing and substantial community interest.
CANDIDATES FILED:
Pamela Bolin – Pamela Bolin has resided and worked in Northridge for 40 years. She is a graduate from CSUN with a finance degree. She has two young boys who attend Nobel Middle School and GHCHC. She worked for the Northridge Post Office for 22 years and continues to work as an Account Manager utilizing her finance degree. She will make sure that we maximize the tax payers dollars and be an advocate for our community and the schools. Please vote for Pamela Bolin on March 1, 2014 at Topeka Elementary School.
Zhenya Rozinskiy – I believe the next generation of leaders must have the necessary experience, courage, and vision to create policies that protect and uphold our values, quality of life, and strengthen the community.As a member of the council I will work hard to increase accountability and eliminate wasteful spending.With over 20 years of IT experience I had an opportunity to help grow and make successful many companies of different sizes and different maturity levels.
David J. Uranga – As a ten year resident of Northridge, a former student and professor at California State University in Northridge, and 25 year Professor of Political Science at Pasadena City College, I delare my intention to represent the At-Large Northridge West Neighborhood Council vacancy for three main reasons: 1. I am concerned about local safety and home invasions occurring inside our city; 2. I wish to maintain the beautification efforts of the present board; 3. I will emphasize local business growth and job creation for our community. I have taught about civic education and duty for the past 25 years. Its time to put theory into practice. I hope to help the NWNC in its activities in the next four years.
General Business Representatives Term: 4 years 2 Elected These council members shall own or work for a business that is physically located within the geographic boundaries of the NWNC or persons legally operating a business from their primary residence within the same boundaries and must be at least 16 years of age. Stakeholder who is at least 16 years of age, who lives, works, or own property in the neighborhood and affirm an ongoing and substantial community interest.
CANDIDATES FILED:
Thomas Johnson – A New Year begins and New Challenges arise for a Brighter, Better and Safer Northridge. As a Northridge West Neighborhood Council Board Member my goal will be to continue to work with the Community, with Councilman Englander and his Office, the Bureau of Street Services, Local Businesses and the Board in returning the Tampa Medians into a Brighter Gateway to Northridge.
As past President of Northridge West Neighborhood Council the Board and numerous Inspiring Community Stakeholders successfully created Operation Clean Sweep which has been responsible for removing tons of debris from the streets of Northridge while bringing stakeholders and the community together. As a Co-Chair of North Valley Disaster Preparedness Fair Northridge West is a leading proponent in training and certificating stakeholders in First Aid, CPR and Disaster Preparedness Training.
Richard J Devine – i have been a resident of chatsworth for 22 years, and a resident of northridge for 12 years. i worked at pacific bell for 35 years, and 22 of those years as a company manager assuring and serviceing the telephone needs of business and residence customers in the s.f. valley and l.a. after retiring for pacific bell i started my own business, in the same field, and expanding into internet networking for the same customers. Between pacific bell and my current business i have gained much experience and knowledge to bring to this position for the benifit of northridge residences and businesses.Thank you
Pamela Jane Gentry – In one capacity or another I have spent most of my life and career as a peacemaker, neutral and mediator. I am most proud of the award I won at 13 for “Best Umpire” at Olive Vista Jr. High School in the San Fernando Valley for umpiring the girls’ baseball season. After graduating UCLA I worked a short stint in a City Councilman’s office on environmental issues, then moved to KABC Radio as a Show Producer. That led to my calling– the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS). As a mediator I worked as a neutral with just about every private, public and Federal sector organized business in every possible neutral capacity, from assisting Kaiser Permanente in it’s employee-involvement reorganization nationwide to mediating and restructuring steel plants in Poland and Oil factories in Texas. Whether it is Win-Win, Mutual Gains Bargaining or hard old-fashioned tough-headed bargaining. My experience tells me
Community and Faith Based Organization Representative Term: 4 years 1 Elected This council member shall be part of or regularly attend community or faith-based organizations, (e.g. neighborhood watch groups, service organizations, volunteer groups, veterans’ organizations, churches, temples, or mosques) that regularly meet within the geographic boundaries of the NWNC and must be at least 16 years of age. Stakeholder who is at least 16 years of age, who lives, works, or own property in the neighborhood and affirm an ongoing and substantial community interest.
CANDIDATES FILED:
Glen Wilson – Glen Wilson is currently the Northridge West Neighborhood Council President. He has been on the board for 7 years and is very active in the community. He attends the weekly “Operation Clean Sweep” , going out to different neighborhoods to remove trash, cut down overhung trees, and pick up debris. Glen has lived in Northridge for 41 years, and is a graduate from Pierce College with an Accounting Degree. With your vote on March 1, 2014, Glen will continue to be a voice and participate in the community programs that help your neighborhood be a safer, better place to live.
Renter Representative
Term: 4 years
1 Elected This council member shall rent and reside in a home, condominium, townhouse, or apartment within the geographic boundaries of the NWNC and must be at least 16 years of age. Stakeholder who is at least 16 years of age, who lives, works, or own property in the neighborhood and affirm an ongoing and substantial community interest.
CANDIDATES FILED:

Daniel Angel Luna – I’m Daniel Luna and I would be proud to be your Renter Representative. As a husband and father, I understand the unique circumstances a tenant faces while renting in Northridge. If you elect me, I’ll advocate for fair treatment for all residents of Northridge, renters and home owners alike. Renting can get better in Northridge, let’s do it together, as a community.

Me sentiría honrado de servir como su representante arrendatario.
Me aseguraré de que todos los inquilinos tienen una voz.
Las cosas pueden y van a mejorar. Vamos a hacierlo juntos. Gracias.

 

Homeowner Representative
Term: 4 years
1 Elected These council members shall own and reside in a home, condominium, townhouse, or apartment within the geographic boundaries of the NWNC and must be at least 16 years of age. Stakeholder who is at least 16 years of age, who lives, works, or own property in the neighborhood and affirm an ongoing and substantial community interest.
CANDIDATES FILED:
Lee Brian Boyle – Lee Boyle has lived in Northridge for 10 years. Lee has a BSBM from University of Phoenix. He worked in the Valley for 30 years 25 at Rocketdyne and is currently a Quality Engineer at JPL. He will be diligent in his effort to ensure that the voice of the community is heard.
John Mah – John Mah was a state workers’ compensation judge for over 19 years before retiring in 2008. He and his wife have resided in Northridge for 32 years. His commitment to our community is demonstrated by his actions. He participates every Thursday in “Operation Clean Sweep” using brooms and rakes to beautify our community by cleaning its streets and sidewalks. From serving on the NWNC Ad-Hoc Standing Rules Committee he has studied the NWNC Bylaws. John is familiar with the inner workings of government from serving on Mayor Tom Bradley’s staff and as a legislative consultant for United Way of LA. John received his JD from Loyola Law School, MPA from USC, and BA from UC Davis, and as an attorney was certified by the California Board of Legal Specialization as a certified specialist in workers’ compensation. John will work to improve our quality of life in the NWNC community.
ELECTIONS INFO

Saturday, March 1, 2014

Polling Hours:
10 am to 4 pm

Topeka Charter School for Advanced Studies
9815 Topeka Dr.
Northridge, CA 91324

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